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Metro Gold Line Train & Car Collide
It could be a better day for Metro. The second Metro incident within the city limits of Los Angeles of the day occurred at 8:50 p.m. tonight when a Gold Line train crashed into a vehicle near the Highland Park station. The motorist, a 30-year-old male, was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, reported Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Two Gold Line vs. car crashes occurred in September of 2007 within a few blocks of tonight's incident, one of them sending seven people to the hospital, including a driver of a pick-up truck, the train operator and a Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff.
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